F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E
CASA PACIFICA CENTERS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
A California Non-profit 501(C)(3)
Contact: Carrie Hughes
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Casa Pacifica adds Melissa Livingston from County of Ventura’s Human Services Agency to Board of Directors
Camarillo, CA – Casa Pacifica is proud to announce and welcome Melissa Livingston to its Board of Directors. Melissa Livingston is the Acting Director of the County of Ventura’s Human Services Agency. The Board is comprised of 23 individuals bringing together various fields of expertise - including legal, financial, insurance, education, business, and community advocates.
Melissa Livingston began her career as a public servant in 1980 and has since grown into her role with the Ventura County Human Services Agency. She oversees social services, support services, administrative services, and eligibility program operations and service delivery – in directly alignment with the Agency’s mission to strengthen the health, safety, and well-being of the community. Melissa is also very active with other community organizations including Red Cross Ventura Chapter, Ventura County Community Health Center, Food Share, and Habitat for Humanity, among others. In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, volunteering and cooking.
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Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for foster or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. It’s mission is to restore hope, enhance resilience, and strengthen community connections for children, young adults and families at the most challenging times of their lives. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and administers a number of community-based programs designed to strengthen families and keep children in their homes and communities. Casa Pacifica is also a foster family agency, which recruits and trains families for potential placement with a foster youth. For more information about Casa Pacifica visit its website www.casapacifica.org or call the Development & Public Relations Department at (805) 445-7800.